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GEF, UN conventions align for a green, inclusive, resilient recovery

The heads of five international environmental conventions – on climate change, biodiversity, desertification, chemical pollutants, and mercury – joined the Global Environment Facility’s (GEF)...

Jamaica ratifies Minamata Convention

The Government of Jamaica on Wednesday, July 19, 2017 deposited its instrument of ratification, thereby becoming the 71st future Party to the Minamata Convention. Hitherto, the Governments...

Minamata: A town, a disease, a convention, a new dawn beckons

One spring day just over 60 years ago in southern Japan, a young girl was brought to hospital by her anxious parents. She could...

Rwanda is 70th Party to Minamata Convention

The Government of the Republic of Rwanda on Thursday, June 29, 2017 deposited its instrument of ratification, thereby becoming the 70th future Party to...

Palau, Slovenia, Viet Nam ratify Minamata Convention

The Governments of Palau, Thailand, Slovenia and Viet Nam have deposited their instruments of ratification, thereby becoming the 66th to 69th future Parties to...

Fresh ratifications as Minamata celebrates Convention’s entry into force

In the past couple of days, three countries ratified the Minamata Convention, even as indications emerged that the entry of the global treaty into...

El Salvador, Latvia, Moldova ratify Minamata Convention

The Governments of El Salvador, Latvia and the Republic of Moldova on Tuesday, June 20, 2017 deposited their instruments of ratification, thereby becoming the...

Czech Republic, Sri Lanka ratify Minamata Convention

On Monday, June 19 2017, the Government of Czech Republic and the Government of Sri Lanka deposited their instruments of ratification, thereby becoming the...

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Fadina decorated as Best Female Mediator

Mrs Adejoke Fadina has emerged the Best Female Mediator Award. The gesture recognises her as the best female expert...
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Govt urged to halt IOC divestments until degraded Niger Delta environments are fully restored

The Nigerian government has been told to halt the divestments by international oil companies (IOCs) operating in the Niger...

Stakeholders tag Nairobi biodiversity talks ‘a failure’

For the past week, negotiators from 195 states plus the EU met in Nairobi, Kenya to agree on text...

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Fadina decorated as Best Female Mediator

Mrs Adejoke Fadina has emerged the Best Female Mediator...

Govt urged to halt IOC divestments until degraded Niger Delta environments are fully restored

The Nigerian government has been told to halt the...